Careers and ideas
Careers and ideas focuses on your working lives. Each week our experts provide comment pieces and answer your questions on everything from dealing with anti-social behaviour and engaging with young tenants to finding your perfect job in housing. Whatever your work-related query, send it to email@example.com and our experts will do their best to give you the feedback you need.
An interactive training course is helping housing professionals in the south west identify and tackle domestic abuse. Lydia Stockdale finds out how
Brighton Housing Trust is no housing giant - but it’s a massive technological help to its clients. Jess McCabe reports
Scotland’s social housing sector is still dogged by the spectre of unnecessary procurement costs but it could save up to £42 million per year
Regenda’s community apprentice scheme gives struggling tenants just the help they need.
Board members need to keep the idea of public service uppermost in their minds, writes Julie Fadden
Social landlords shouldn’t view ‘branding’ as a dirty word, it’s central to our success
As austerity bites, housing association board members must rise to new challenges
We must stop moaning about discrepancies in care and support services and act on them
Getting the right mix of skills on boards is key to landlords’ future success
The use of gagging clauses in the public sector goes against everything it stands for
Housing staff are often kept out of the loop by adult social care staff, to the detriment of service users
By thinking outside the box, landlords can find new ways to work with young residents